Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World is an exhibition at The Met 5th Avenue highlighting the achievements of the Hellenistic period in art
Magnificent treasures from Aegae the lost royal city of Macedon, include sensational gold and silver artifacts some freshly dug from the northern Greek soil
Myron, Polykleitos and Lysippus to Michelangelo, Bernini, Canova, Rodin and Moore how do you choose a dozen or so works of sculpture that have rocked your world
Glass, a magic material was first made in antiquity and has had an important place and impact on many different cultures, adding to the mystique surrounding it
There has been much written about Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) since his death. Hero, adventurer, King and conqueror Alexander has achieved legendary, ‘godlike’ and immortal status on a grand scale.
What is the test of a great portrait – is it about the power of the artist to enter the sitter’s emotions and convey their feelings so we might experience empathy?
Alexander the Great was known to make love, although is mostly known for making war and his legacy has been impinging on our attitudes and our art for centuries
The People Speak, by giving voice to those who speak out for change, reminds us that democracy is not a spectator sport but an ongoing war of resonating words
Homeland Season 2 Episode 3 Carrie’s back from despair and vindicated finally when Saul discovers a video Brody made before he tried to kill the Vice President
With the conquests of Alexander the Great (356-323) the ancient Greek world expanded, assuming a continental character. Its center of gravity moved east; the capitals of the new Hellenistic kingdom included Alexandria in Egypt, Antioch in Syria and Pergamum in Asia Minor. They became focuses for Greek civilisation. Athens at…